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"Executive chef Matt Steele leads theater-style food demonstrations on campus | Watch video"
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"University Studies program helps students discover their passion | Watch video"
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"Two programs help add more than 2,000 qualified students to PSU"
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"PSU launches $300 million fundraising effort"
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"New PSU CO-OP program pairs paid work with studies"
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"PSU launches research centers for homelessness and future cities"
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"Your fall 2018 guide to campus"
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"Four days of events introduce new students to campus"
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"Students experience South American culture performing at world-class concert halls"
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"Engineering dean, provost and research VP learn about campus, set priorities"
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"Volleyball debuts at Viking Pavilion, football opens against Nevada and Oregon"
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"Portland Farmers Market makes a home at PSU each Saturday"
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"Pioneering initiative fosters a culture of wellness"
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"Current students may ride up to 90-minutes per day at no cost"
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"Classes, activities and a whole lot of fun"
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"Watch videos and see photos from the weekend ceremonies"
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"Meet five of PSU's top graduates"
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From school to a career

"2018 grads with great jobs, and how they got them"
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One Day at PSU 2018

"What happens in a single day at Portland State? Quite a bit."
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President Shoureshi receives prestigious honor

"PSU president among 100 notable Americans who received award from the Ellis Island Honors Society"
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Get on your bike and ride

"It’s not too late to join this year’s PSU Bike Challenge and win prizes"
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Taking the trip of a lifetime

"Non-Jewish students experience diversity of Israel through sponsored trip"
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A new generation of scientists

"PSU program helps low-income, minority students pursue their academic dreams"
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Design Week hits Portland

"PSU’s designers go deep with public festival"
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A game changer for PSU

"Viking Pavilion at the Stott Center provides new home for campus and community events"
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A new approach to campus policing

"PSU campus police want to change stereotypes and be prepared for an active shooter"
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Guide to spring break

"From sun and surf to service projects"
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Taking Oregon to space

"PSU students build a satellite that will be sent into orbit"
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Transforming lives

"President Rahmat Shoureshi's 2018 report to the community"
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Multicultural Center celebrates 25 years

"A busy gathering spot for students of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds"
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Your next career step

"Employers meet students at PSU’s career fairs, Feb. 27 and 28"
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New scholarships for pre-health studies

"PSU, Kaiser Permanente and Portland Leadership Foundation team up to help pre-health students"
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Transfers Finish Free

"PSU offers free tuition to eligible transfer students starting this fall"
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An academic approach to reducing airport waste

"PSU and Port of Portland’s 15-year collaboration helps PDX keep waste out of landfills"
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Creating Centers of Excellence

"At PSU’s Winter Symposium, faculty explore new approaches to research and scholarship"
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Honoring Dr. King’s legacy

"Scholar, organizer and artist Walidah Imarisha addresses social justice in MLK tribute"
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How to do PSU

"New tools enable students to register, pay bills and much more from their phone, tablet or laptop"
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Students weigh in on winter in Portland

"This winter so far is nice, it’s been pleasant"
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Preserving affordable housing in Portland

PSU Urban Affairs Professor Lisa Bates calls on city to protect housing near transit
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PSU bystander training promotes student safety

"Having gone through it, I realize the value of it."
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Help during a crisis

C.A.R.E. Team available to support PSU students through difficult times
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Oregon students benefit from Four Years Free

The first wave of freshmen in the tuition-free program arrive on campus
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Honoring PSU's veterans

Meet some of the students who served
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A music venue becomes a veterans village

PSU Architecture students help build a village for homeless veterans in Clackamas County
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Welcome to PSU

Your fall 2017 guide to campus
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PSU ranked top 10 "most innovative" in the nation

U.S. News & World Report honors PSU for third year in a row
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Explore the World

PSU’s Education Abroad Fair will show you how
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New home for The School of Business opens - September 2017

Karl Miller Center to serve PSU business students in style
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Learning from the Silent Screen - September 2017

Film professor Amy Broden introduces the YouTube generation to century-old movies - including the first-ever goofy pet video
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Discover Portland’s roots

New website shares local history through trees
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Portland State welcomes president Rahmat Shoureshi - August 2017

PSU's 9th president puts access, affordability, research center stage
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Football season is here for Vikings

Team opens on national TV against BYU, then OSU before games against Big Sky opponents
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Moonshadow

PSU students send balloons to the stratosphere to document the eclipse
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Earth-friendly innovators - August 2017

Seven teams head for the finals in PSU's Cleantech Challenge
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International champions - July 2017

PSU chamber choir wins Grand Prix at the Bali International Choral Festival
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Upward Bound - July 2017

PSU college-prep program inspires high school students
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Neuberger Hall renovation to begin - July 2017

Fariborz Maseeh gift completes fund-raising for $70 million project
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Summer guide to PSU - July 2017

Classes, warm weather and fun around Portland
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Designing for hope - June 2017

A village designed by PSU architecture students offers a new life for homeless women
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Commencement 2017 photos and video - June 2017

Portland State graduated more than 6,000 students at the Moda Center
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Leaders in the making: PSU's class of 2017

Meet three of the more than 6,000 students graduating June 18
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Where are grads finding great jobs? - June 2017

Portland rated one of best job markets in U.S. for grads
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A College of Distinction - May 2017

PSU wins national recognition for University Studies Program
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One day, filmed by you - May 2017

Your campus. Your community. Your video.
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Rahmat Shoureshi named ninth president of Portland State - May 2017

Top academic leader at New York Institute of Technology to head PSU starting in August
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Take advantage of summer session - May 2017

Register for PSU Summer Classes
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Laugh and cry with Puccini - April 2017

PSU Opera presents two one-acts together: "Suor Angelica," a tragedy, and "Gianni Schicchi," a comedy
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A new way out of homelessness - April 2017

Architecture students help create Women's Village in North Portland
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You are welcome here - April 2017

PSU joins with colleges throughout in welcoming international students
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End sexual violence - April 2017

Students take back the night — and day — during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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Two universities, one mission: Better health for all - March 2017

Launch your health career in the new OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
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PSU Opera goes to China - March 2017

Oregon’s premier college opera program shares its talents with Portland’s sister city
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Your stress-free path to a degree - March 2017

New initiatives aim to improve student experience at PSU
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Take Flight - March 2017

The internationally renowned Portland State Chamber Choir performs at Lincoln Hall
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Lunch with a side of music - February 2017

Noontime bands entertain Tuesdays and Thursdays at PSU
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Psychology in the real world - February 2017

PSU students search for solutions to gender, race and sexual prejudice
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A learning lab for radio and video - February 2017

KPSU and PSU.tv give students production experience
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Celebrating Black History Month - February 2017

Smithsonian exhibit travels to PSU
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Finding her way - January 2017

Disability Resource Center helps students such as blind violist Christina Ebersohl succeed at PSU - January 2017
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Take care of yourself at SHAC - January 2017

The Center for Student Health and Counseling is open to all students taking at least five credits
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MLK Tribute 2017 - January 2017

Author Janet Mock is be part of a week-long series of events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Why transferring to PSU pays off - January 2017

A how-to guide to making your move
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Find your voice on social media - December 2016

Facebook, Twitter, free pizza and more
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Where inventions are born - December 2016

The Beta Project at the Maseeh College provides money and support for innovative ideas
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Honors College thrives on small, intense courses - November 2016

Growing program is "best of both worlds"
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Support PSU on Giving Tuesday - November 2016

A donor will match your gift for scholarships, academics and research
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Latino enrollment surges - November 2016

PSU becomes the top university home for Oregon's growing Latino population
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"Hey You, PSU!" - November 2016

Student creates comic-book tour of the school
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PSU singers debut original opera - November 2016

See the world premiere of "The Place Where You Started"
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PSU welcomes two new cultural resource centers - October 2016

New campus centers support African-American/black and Asian/Pacific Islander students
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Behind the scenes on "Portlandia" - October 2016

Students and alumni work on the set of the sketch comedy show
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Art. Science. Intrigue. Tailgating. - October 2016

Join us for Portland State of Mind, 10 days of serious fun
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Four Years Free - October 2016

No tuition or mandatory fees for qualifying 2017 freshmen
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Welcome to Fall 2016 - September 2016

Your essential guide to everything from food to fitness
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Launch your school year at Viking Days - September 2016

A week of events to introduce new students to PSU
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PSU ranked top 10 "most innovative" in the nation - September 2016

U.S. News & World Report honors PSU as a catalyst for change
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Explore the World

PSU’s Education Abroad Fair will show you how
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Bound for Rio - September 2016

PSU goalball players head for the 2016 Paralympic Games
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It's tough being first - August 2016

Overcoming the challenges of being first in their family to attend college
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Sign language popularity booms - August 2016

An engaging, 'beautiful' way to communicate
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Biketown rolls onto campus - July 2016

Orange bikes are the new green way to go
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Inventing the future - July 2016

PSU opens the door to the next generation of inventors
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Meet PSU's sustainability superheroes - July 2016

Award winners fight for a greener world
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Do something great - June 2016

New video captures soul and spirit of PSU
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Scenes from Class of 2016 Commencement - June 2016

PSU celebrated graduates in two ceremonies at the Moda Center
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Time to make their mark on the world - June 2016

Nearly 5,800 PSU grads; three share their stories
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Film festival shows best student work - May 2016

Watch short films by students for free Friday, June 3
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New logo, new era for Vikings - May 2016

PSU Athletics unveils updated look for evolving program
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Time to celebrate sustainability - May 2016

Annual party features music, food, inspiration
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The world comes to PSU - May 2016

International Night to celebrate more than 1,900 students from 84 nations
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Fast track your degree this summer - May 2016

Choose from 1,300 classes offered when you want them, leaving time to enjoy the Portland sunshine
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Game on for new Viking Pavilion - April 2016

Multi-use facility to open March 2018
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Research opportunities abound for undergraduates - April 2016

Students get intensive hands-on experience working in their fields of study
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A Strauss classic comes to life - April 2016

“Die Fledermaus” plays April 22 through May 1
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Take back the day and night - April 2016

Speak out during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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One day, filmed by you - March 2016

For the fifth year, people across campus record what happens in a single day at PSU
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Spring Break in Oregon - March 2016

Explore the state, serve the community or enjoy a quieter campus
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Need finals help? - March 2016

Tutoring, study tips and more available for students across campus
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Yes, you can study abroad - February 2016

Peer advisers, scholarships and short trips help you see the world
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A Major Decision - February 2016

Check out "Explore PSU Majors" event to help find your path
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Explore Black History - February 2016

The PSU library has videos, speeches, photos, posters and more
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Launch your career - February 2016

Meet potential employers this week at two career fairs on campus
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Free food on campus - January 2016

Food Pantry, Harvest Share meet growing need for staples and fresh produce
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What are PSU's priorities for next five years? - January 2016

Student success is No. 1 goal
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MLK Tribute 2016 - January 2016

Week of events, Black Lives Matter founders to honor Dr. King's legacy
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The ABSOLUTE BEST reasons to choose PSU - January 2016

See our Top 5 list
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Play at Campus Rec - January 2016

Students get active with intramurals and club sports
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Our 4-year degree guarantee - December 2015

PPSU is the only public university in Oregon to guarantee you'll graduate in four years, saving you time and money
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Mapping "Portlandness" - December 2015

Professors publish new cultural atlas with research by 100 students
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Energize, relax and, oh yeah, study – it's finals week - December 2015

Survival tips from Jimmy, Nettaly and Lauren
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Capstone gives students real-world experience - November 2015

Seniors move from classroom to community to work in teams
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"Barny Ball" is on a roll - November 2015

PSU Vikings football attracts growing crowds
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One campus. One city. Ten days of serious fun. - October 2015

Join us for Portland State of Mind, a celebration of knowledge and culture October 22-31
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Bigger, brighter business school takes shape - October 2015

The new Karl Miller Center will triple in size and open in 2017
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Hashtag. Like. Tweet. Share. - October 2015

Connect with more than 100,000 people on PSU’s social media network
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Welcome to Fall Term 2015 - September 2015

Your one-stop guide to PSU
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Let's be clear - September 2015

PSU is now smoke and tobacco free everywhere on campus
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U.S.News ranks PSU as "most innovative school" - September 2015

PSU joins Stanford and Harvard as one of the nation's top 20 cutting-edge campuses
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A new way to get to PSU - September 2015

Tilikum Crossing opens Sept. 12, expanding transit options to campus
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Manage your money - August 2015

PSU personal finance class helps students manage their finances
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Coming this fall: #BarnyBall - August 2015

New head football coach Bruce Barnum focuses on fundamentals
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A powerful partnership - August 2015

Kiwanis Camp capstone pairs PSU students and campers with special needs
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Earn a degree online - July 2015

New PSU Online site makes it easier than ever
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What is "Flugtag"? - July 2015

Engineering students ready to fly or fall in event on Aug. 1
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How safe is Portland? - July 2015

PSU student research shows dramatic drop in city's crime rate
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More space to play - July 2015

Campus Rec expands its workout and training areas
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Pot on campus still banned - July 2015

Oregon's new marijuana legalization doesn't change PSU's prohibition
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Commencement 2015 - June 2015

Fearless Graduates, Class of 2015
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PSU celebrates class of 2015 - June 2015

Adventure, hot job market awaits more than 6,000 grads
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It's never too late - May 2015

Read about students going the last mile in Portland State Magazine
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Wonders of the world - May 2015

International Night celebrates global food, fashion, music and dance
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Hot jobs for grads - May 2015

Employment outlook improves for class of 2015
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Sign up for summer session - May 2015

Get on the fearless fast track to graduation
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One day, filmed by you - May 2015

People across campus capture the moments that make up PSU
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Let knowledge serve the world - April 2015

Alumni Peace Corps volunteers take PSU's motto overseas
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Celebrate Earth Day—all week - April 2015

PSU's annual series of Earth–focused events is back. Join the festivities.
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Love is hiding - April 2015

Find out where in Mozart's comedic opera "Le nozze di Figaro"
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Speaking out against sexual violence - April 2015

Find your voice at dozens of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events
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Food made by and for students - March 2015

New Green Roots Café opens in Smith basement with vegetarian menu
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Portland Spring Break - March 2015

Five reasons to spend your spring break in Portland
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Taking your next step - March 2015

Three things to know about transferring to PSU
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Beating the high price of textbooks - February 2015

Six ways to help you save
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Proving them wrong - February 2015

Full-ride Gates scholarships help disadvantaged students excel
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New Beginnings - February 2015

How college grads can fast-track a new career in computer programming
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Gateway to success - February 2015

Two career fairs draw scores of employers to campus
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What should Portland State stand for? - January 2015

A new strategic plan is in the works. Your voice matters.
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Comics studies comes to PSU - January 2015

New program draws both creators and scholars into the classroom
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Living the legacy of MLK - January 2015

Tribute week includes a day of service, speech by Angela Davis, film, art and dance
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Cleaner water for 2.5 million people - January 2015

Professor's technology plays vital role in Rwanda.
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Ski Oregon via PSU - January 2015

And snowboard, camp, raft and snowshoe. Sign up now for winter adventures through the Outdoor Program
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Welcome to weird and wonderful Portland - December 2014

Jimmy, Nettaly and newcomer Lauren take you on a tour of their favorite downtown holiday hangouts
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A new era in campus security - December 2014

Board of Trustees approves hiring of armed police officers
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Wish lists fulfilled - December 2014

Students receive gifts, food and other help for the holidays
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Millions for scholarships - November 2014

PSU's Creating Futures scholarship campaign has reached $44 million
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Record-setting diversity - November 2014

Recruitment efforts pay off; students of color make up 40 percent of incoming freshman class
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Stories of War - November 2014

Student veterans share the experiences that shaped their lives
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The Haunting of PSU - October 2014

Jimmy and Nettaly tour the spookiest places on campus.
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PSU wins $24 million grant to boost diversity in science - October 2014

Largest research grant yet will help underrepresented students pursue health and research careers.
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One campus. One city. Ten days of serious fun. - October 2014

Get into a Portland State of Mind as PSU opens its campus to the community.
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Recover and renew at SHAC - October 2014

Center for Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) expands its services and space.
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PSU community speaks out on campus safety - October 2014

Proposed police force discussed at forum.
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PSU welcomes you to Fall Term 2014 - September 2014

Fall term is here and so is our annual one-stop guide to PSU.
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Viking Days: Follow the fun at #New2PSU - September 2014

Meet new friends, learn about PSU and share your experience on social media.
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Welcome to the new Life Sciences center - September 2014

Science education at PSU takes a giant leap.
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U.S. News: PSU "up-and-coming" for third year - September 2014

PSU moves up to No. 8 on list of nation's most promising universities.
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Four Years. Guaranteed - September 2014

New degree path draws its first group of nearly 100 freshmen.
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Think it, write it, snap it, share it - August 2014

Social media connects students to campus and each other.
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PSU enrollment remains strong for fall - August 2014

Thousands of new freshmen and transfer students prepare for the start of fall term.
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Sketching Spain - August 2014

Architecture students travel to Barcelona, Girona and Madrid to study and draw what they see.
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Vikings kick off season against OSU - August 2014

Two Pac-12 opponents highlight early season schedule.
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Leading the way for LGBT students - August 2014

PSU becomes a national leader in services, support.
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Be a changemaker - July 2014

PSU celebrates social innovators on campus.
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Rolling out the red carpet for bike commuters - July 2014

Campus cyclists get amenities galore -- secure garages, fix-it help and special bike lanes.
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Get your gear on - July 2014

Show your Viking pride, a little Fearless fashion, or some PSU cool.
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Welcome to summer - June 2014

Your guide to summer session at PSU
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Watch video of new science building - June 2014

Come to open house 2-6 p.m. on June 26.
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Scenes from Commencement 2014 - June 2014

Relive the day in photos, videos and social media.
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Fearless graduates - June 2014

Meet three top achievers in the class of 2014.
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Hot careers - June 2014

2014 graduates are stepping into dream jobs.
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Your campus. Your video - May 2014

Students capture a day in the life of PSU.
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Writing for salvation - May 2014

Read about alumnus Mitchell Jackson in the latest issue of Portland State Magazine.
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What makes you fearless? - May 2014

Tell your story and post a selfie to win prizes.
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Take on Summer - May 2014

Summer session registration starts May 5.
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Your Thesis in Three Minutes - May 2014

Students pitch their work - fast - in new contest.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - April 2014

PSU's opera takes you to a magical world.
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Celebrate Earth Week - April 2014

A full slate of events starting April 19.
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Tune into KPSU and PSU-TV - April 2014

Broadcasting by students for students.
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Stop sexual assault - April 2014

Take a new required tutorial on how to make campus safer.
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Ready to Launch - March 2014

E-Club jump starts student businesses.
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Shining a light on diversity - March 2014

New report shows PSU's progress on diversity goals.
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Showcasing our success - March 2014

Welcome to the third annual President's Progress Report on "The Growing Impact of Portland State University."
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The Future of Campus Security - March 2014

New report shows PSU's progress on diversity goals.
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PSU goes Mobile - March 2014

The latest addition to PSU's technology family, PSU Mobile is available now for Apple and Android devices.
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"Romeo & Juliet" to die for - February 2014

Gritty, modern take on Shakespeare’s play opens 2/28.
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Employers coming to PSU - February 2014
Come to the year’s biggest job fairs, Feb. 12 and 13.
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Showcase for the arts - January 2014

Lincoln Hall’s new glass tower debuts on Broadway.
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A fish story - January 2014

PSU student wins a contest to name a new species.
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Live the legacy - January 2014

Honor Dr. King’s work in social justice with MLK Tribute Week.
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"Zombie Virus" breakthrough - January 2014

Research could make vaccines last longer and save billions.
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A Healthier You - January 2014

Take the Healthy U Wellness Challenge
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Turning points - December 2013

PSU students describe their life-changing moments
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Rocket science rocks - December 2013

Tech careers draw students to engineering and computer science.
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Everyone can play - December 2013

Campus Rec welcomes all students and staff.
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Student chemists ready for CSI - November 2013

Honors chemistry lab tests cash for cocaine.
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International stars - November 2013

The triumphant PSU Chamber Choir kicks off a new season.
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Urban Honors leads the way - November 2013

Join the nation's only city-focused honors program.
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Finish in four years, guaranteed - October 2013

PSU launches Four-Year Degree Guarantee next fall.
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Get into a Portland State of Mind - October 2013

PSU opens its doors for 10 days of serious fun.
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From Zimbabwe to Sesame Street - September 2013

Learn about this "dream internship" and so much more in the latest issue of Portland State Magazine.
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Find your way at PSU - September 2013

Fall guide and virtual campus tour
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Log in and link up - September 2013

Meet, share and connect on PSU's social networks.
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“Up-and-coming” for second year - September 2013

Rankings show both PSU's serious and hip sides.
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PSU coffee cup goes into orbit - September 2013

Prof invents zero gravity cup for space station.
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A home away from home - August 2013

Earn your business degree online - August 2013

New three-year program begins this fall.

Explore your wild side - July 2013

Choose your summer adventure at PSU's Outdoor Program.
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The world is my classroom - July 2013

Students share their photos of real-world learning at PSU.
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Make the most of summer - June 2013

Your guide to summer session at PSU.
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Congrats class of 2013 - June 2013

Find yourself in shared photos, check out the recap video or view each of the full ceremonies (morning and afternoon).
Relive the day >

Car sales to med school via PSU - June 2013

The largest class yet graduates in two ceremonies June 16.
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24-7 hot spot - May 2013

Check out what's new at the library.
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Summers Session thumbnailSummer session - May 2013

Live and learn in Portland this summer.
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Ready to roll - May 2013

Bike to campus in May for fun and prizes.
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Dream big with an MBA - April 2013

Now's the time to apply for PSU's renowned MBA program.
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A roadmap to a 4-year degree - April 2013

New degree maps help students save money and time.
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Portland State presents Puccini - April 2013

Award-winning opera program revives the romance of "La Rondine."
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A day in the life of PSU - March 2013

Your campus. Your community. Your video.
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A path of excellence - March 2013

Welcome to the second annual President's Progress Report on "The Rise of Portland State University."
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From ParaNorman to the real Portlandia - March 2013

Check out what students and alumni are doing in the latest issue of PSU Magazine.
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College of the Arts premieres at PSU - February 2013

New home for architecture, art and design, music, theater and film.
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Finding the greenest places - February 2013

Students bring sustainability projects to life.
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See the world - February 2013

Explore opportunities to study in a foreign country at the annual Education Abroad Fair, Feb 12.
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How would you rethink PSU? - January 2013

Weigh in on 162 proposals vying for $3 million in grants.
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Million-dollar Honors expansion - January 2013

Apply for the popular program by Apr. 1.
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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. - January 2013

Week of events includes student Day of Service, speech by Cornel West and more.
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Dreaming big - December 2012

PSU adopts college-bound kids at Alder Elementary.
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How to transfer to PSU - December 2012

Apply now for a smooth transition in the fall.
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Breathe easier - December 2012

Smoke-free corridors come to campus.
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Guide to financial aid - November 2012

How and where to find money for school.
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Shakespeare's Othello - November 2012

PSU Department of Theatre stages the Bard of Avon's classic tragedy, Nov. 9-17.
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A new place for parents - November 2012

PSU expands its services for students with children.
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Where innovation begins - October 2012

PSU's business Accelerator is a hotbed of fresh ideas.
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The Portland State experience - October 2012

A new video showcases student life and learning in the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant cities.
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The inside story of life on campus - October 2012

Rankings recognize PSU's rise - September 2012

U.S. News ranks Portland State among top 10 "up-and-coming" universities.
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University Pointe apartments to open - September 2012

New complex increases residential life at PSU to nearly 3,000 students.
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Living and learning gardens - August 2012

The Shattuck Hall Eco-Learning Plaza is a new public space and outdoor lab.
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Football kicks off Sept. 1 - August 2012

Homegrown recruits pack the team with local talent.
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Graduation celebration - August 2012

Hundreds attend PSU's last summer commencement in the Park Blocks.
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Vietnam to Portland via Intel - August 2012

The newest group of Intel Vietnam Scholars includes 16 talented young women.
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Making a global difference - July 2012

PSU students travel to Panama to provide medical care and build greenhouses with Global Brigades.
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London calling - July 2012

PSU's Jen Armbruster heads off to the 2012 Paralympic Games
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Antarctica comes to Portland - July 2012

Nearly 1,000 researchers gather for the PSU-sponsored Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research and Open Science conference, July 16-19, 2012.
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Campus living - July 2012

Students who live in PSU housing share their stories about finding a community on campus.
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Kyoto Prize laureate: Ivan Sutherland - June 2012

PSU computer scientist Ivan Sutherland has been awarded the global Kyoto Prize for his pioneering work.
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Summer guide 2012 - June 2012

Register now: PSU's summer session offers 2,200 courses.
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Graduating class shatters record - June 2012

Meet the Sanchez family, including two of PSU’s 6,165 graduates.
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Hot jobs 2012 - June 2012

Computer science, business and graphic design grads find jobs at top companies.
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PSU welcomes the world - May 2012

International Night celebrates global cultures.
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A better life for Iraqi refugees - May 2012

Iraqi refugees acclimate to Oregon with help from PSU students.
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Two generations, one school - May 2012

PSU's Helen Gordon Child Development Center celebrates 40 years of serving the campus and community.
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Friends + Mentors = Friendtorship - May 2012

A unique program on campus gives at-risk youth a new vision for the future, and undergrads an opportunity to give back.
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A profound experience - April 2012

PSU Opera's Dialogues of the Carmelites.
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Party for the planet - April 2012

Earth Week brings art, music and community to PSU.
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Textbooks meet reality - April 2012

New business capstone offers seniors real-world experience.
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Staking out solutions - March 2012

Students put sustainability ideas to the test.
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President's Progress Report - March 2012

Portland State charts a path to excellence in the President's Progress Report.
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A day in the life of PSU - February 2012

On February 1 students, staff and faculty all over PSU picked up a camera and captured their experiences. This video brings those moments together for a snapshot of our campus community.
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PSU presents Beethoven's 9th Symphony - February 2012

The PSU orchestra and choir combined for a one night performance of Beethoven's 9th symphony before a sell out crowd.
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Opportunity knocks - February 2012

Major employers from across the region came to PSU for the largest career fairs of the year at the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom.
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Nourishing entrepreneurship - February 2012

Portland's Ruby Jewel Treats, purveyor of handmade ice cream sandwiches, is one of more than 600 small businesses that have worked with PSU's Business Outreach Program.
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Powering Intel - February 2012

When Intel Oregon looks to expand its job force, it turns to the university that has already graduated over 1,000 Intel employees: Portland State University.
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Conquering malaria - February 2012

PSU chemistry professor David Peyton modified an early malaria drug to create a newly potent weapon against this deadly disease.
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Driving the clean economy plugDriving the clean economy - February 2012

Researchers at PSU are teaming up with Portland General Electric, public agencies, and Oregon's growing electric vehicle industry to move Oregon to a cleaner future.
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Lighting the way - January 2012

PSU's Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships leads campus innovation and collaboration efforts with industry and government across the region.
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Education as a civil right - January 2012

Student volunteers from Portland State University joined with eight other Portland-area colleges and universities for the third annual MLK Day of Service.
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Raising the bar - January 2012

PSU's University Honors Program challenges high-achieving students with real-world problems.
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Going global - December 2011

More than 1,800 international students bring the world to PSU.
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PSU soars With zero gravity research - December 2011

PSU research looks at how fluid behaves in zero gravity.
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Science research & teaching center - December 2011

Bigger, brighter, cleaner and greener—this renovated science building is ready for its close-up.
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First Stop Portland - November 2011

People come from all over the world to see what Portland has to offer.
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Creating a better world - October 2011

PSU students don't wait until graduation to start changing the world
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Students take back the tap - October 2011

New refilling stations help students ditch bottled water.
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Your health matters - October 2011

Where to go when you need help.
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Welcome to PSU Week - October 2011

Thousands of alumni and friends come to campus for celebrations, lectures, football, and more.
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New home for life sciences - October 2011

PSU expands undergraduate science classes and labs in new space on the South Waterfront.
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PSU Chronicles - September 2011

Students share their experiences and thoughts about life at PSU in a new blog.
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Vikings football - September 2011

The Vikings are home.

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U belong at PSU - September 2011

Diversity is something you see, but inclusion is something you feel.
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Success starts here - August 2011

PSU's SUCCESS initiative improves student success each step along the way from cradle to career.
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Electric Avenue - August 2011

Through partnerships with government and industry, PSU is paving the way for this next generation of vehicles.
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Summer commencement 2011 - August 2011

About 800 graduates and thousands of their fans filled the Park Blocks for the outdoor ceremony
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PSU Legend Vol. 2: William Tate - August 2011

A film series on legendary PSU faculty featuring William Tate.
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Serving up a brighter future - July 2011

PSU and New Avenues for Youth bring Ben & Jerry's to campus.
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PSU Legend: Anthony Wolk - July 2011

A film series on legendary PSU faculty featuring Anthony Wolk.
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Summer guide 2011 - June 2011

Are you ready for summer session at PSU?
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Commencement 2011 - June 2011

Photos and video of commencement 2011 at the Rose Garden.
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The last mile - May 2011

Giving students a second chance at a degree.
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Hot degrees, hot jobs - May 2011

Prospects improve for graduates in 2011.
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Senior Capstone: Traffic Jam - May 2011

Senor Capstone project helps put the rush back in rush hour.>
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Cascades to coast - May 2011

Teaching young scientists about the natural world
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Advertising - April 2011

High-profile ad campaigns win awards for PSU students>
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PSU opera - April 2011

Love, passion, greed, death ...and ice cream.>
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Transfer students - April 2011

From Community College to PSU in Three Steps
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College Station Residence Hall - April 2011

College Station Residence Hall taking shape.
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month - March 2011

PSU puts spotlight on campus safety.
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Russian Flagship Program - March 2011

A homework assignment grows into children's book.
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Glacier research: Thaw data - March 2011

What does melting glaciers and ice sheets mean for us?
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Esperanza Spalding - February 2011

Grammy-winning musician comes back to PSU.
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Peace Corps: 50 years of service - February 2011

Portland State students celebrate by volunteering.
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Engineering innovation - February 2011

Funding student ideas, fostering ingenuity.
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OUS governance - February 2011

The future of public higher education in Oregon.
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Transportation - January 2011

20K non-car commutes every day...how do you get to campus?
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Day of service - January 2011

Students honor MLK Jr. with service projects.
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Graphic novels - January 2011

Bestselling comic book author Brian Michael Bendis teaches at PSU.
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Nothing but net - December 2010

Playing basketball at PSU requires more than perfecting your jumpshot.Read more >

Green science Oregon - December 2010

"Green Science Oregon" takes viewers inside the science that's making Oregon a nexus for green technology innovations.
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Students serve the city - November 2010

Katie Cox's pre-med education at Portland State University came alive in the eyes, hearts, and medical records of Special Olympics athletes.
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Veterans on campus - November 2010

Veteran Cody Noren, tells his soldier-to student story, who is now a PSU criminology student entering his final year in 2010.
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Top students - October 2010

About 45 straight-A students enrolled as freshmen at PSU this fall, including 20 valedictorians from local high schools.
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Latino student success - October 2010

Four Latino PSU students share their experiences in their own words and discuss the new ¡Exito! Initiative.
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A new look for Old Main - September 2010

The Steinway pianos are home. The scaffolds are off. And the curtains are ready to open at PSU's newly renovated Lincoln Hall.
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Plugging into the future - September 2010

Car manufacturers come to Portland and PSU to introduce and test their new electric cars.
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Mission to inner space - August 2010

A mile and a half below the ocean surface, Professor Anna-Louise Reysenbach studies one of the earth's most extreme environments.
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Professor takes to police work - August 2010

Warren Harrison is a PSU professor and a reserve deputy sheriff who saw a need and invented a solution.
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Our town, your team - August 2010

Buy your tickets, paint your face and cheer like crazy as the Vikings take on the 2010 season.
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Intel Vietnam Scholars - July 2010

21 students arrived at PSU this month as part of the second wave of the Intel Vietnam Scholars Program.
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Coffee roasters - July 2010

PSU Students and Portland Roasting Company learn from each other
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Summer guide - June 2010

Summer break? There's no such thing at Portland State University.
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Commencement 2010 - June 2010

Congratulations to the class of 2010! Read about our graduates, share your stories and stay connected.
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The gift of education - May 2010

Find out how donations to Portland State enhance the quality of education by funding scholarships, supporting academic excellence, and building our campus and community.
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Our alumni do great work - March 2010

Nothing better represents a university than the graduates it sends out into the world, and we are tremendously proud of the professional and personal accomplishments of our alumni.
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Take a seat in the new Lincoln Hall - February 2010

Opening in August 2010, a revitalized Lincoln Hall will usher in a new era for the performing arts at PSU.
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Ground-breaking research - January 2010

Portland State University Professor Jim Pankow finds Smokeless Tobacco products with up to 700% more flavor additives than candy.
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Be a writer in a city of readers - January 2010

Can good writing be taught? "The answer is yes and no," says Michele Glazer, director of creative writing and a professor in the discipline's Master of Fine Arts.
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Gift of numeric proportions - December 2009

Thanks to a $3.9 million investment by alumnus Fariborz Maseeh, Portland State will become one of the go-to universities for computational mathematics and statistics research.>
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Capture the sun - October 2009

Carl Wamser, professor of chemistry at Portland State, is researching more successful (and affordable) ways to absorb and convert sunlight into energy.
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